A Study on Trichotillomania and Hoarding

Trichotillomania is a body-focused disorder that causes the sufferer to pull out his or her own hair creating bald patches and potentially causing permanent damage to the follicle. Russ Klettke of HairLoss.com completed an article studying the relationship between hoarding behavior and trichotillomania. Hair stylists are often the first line of defense in assisting their clients with overcoming medical conditions that affect their hair and scalp. Helen is featured in the article, discussing her insight on correlation between compulsive hair pulling and hoarding behavior. And don’t miss this educational video showing the hair replacement options available for managing trichotillomania.

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